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Mechanical Hardware Solutions Provider Discontinues item North America Name – Will Do Business as MB Kit Systems Inc.

MB Kit Systems, LLC

Name more accurately reflects the Akron, Ohio, company’s custom engineered, systems approach 

AKRON, Ohio – MB Kit Systems Inc., a provider of custom-engineered mechanical hardware solutions for industrial applications, today announced that the company, previously known as dba item North America, will discontinue that name and do business as MB Kit Systems Inc. The change will be effective March 1, 2017. There will be no change in ownership, management or the number of employees, and the company’s address and facilities will remain the same.

MB Kit Systems Inc. designs and constructs extruded aluminum mechanical solutions, including linear actuators, material handling systems, machine bases and safety hard guarding, for a wide range of industrial applications in the United States and globally. 

For the past 20 years, the company has done business as item North America. However, throughout this time the formal company name has always been MB Kit Systems Inc. The name change represents a recommitment to the company’s roots as a full service mechanical hardware solutions provider.  

“Throughout our history, we’ve provided customers with more than just mechanical hardware. We’re a complete solutions provider that delivers deep engineering expertise as well,” says MB Kit Systems’ President Eveline Nordhauss. “Going forward we will use the name MB Kit Systems Inc. to reflect our custom-engineered systems approach.”

For more information, visit www.mbkitsystems.com or call 888-729-4500.

Founded in 1996 in Akron, Ohio, MB Kit Systems Inc. was the first North American distributor of item international’s extruded aluminum profiles and components of the Machine Building Kit System.  MB Kit Systems’ engineers specialize in creating dynamic applications, designing belt-driven linear actuators with travel from a few inches to over 100 feet. Beyond linear solutions, the MB Kit Systems team designs and assembles machine bases, material handling applications, machine safety guarding, ergonomic industrial workbenches, factory stairways and platforms, and custom enclosures.  With an experienced sales team, no-cost engineering, and assembly technicians, MB Kit Systems offers versatile mechanical solutions, fast turnaround times, and enables customers to achieve the highest levels of productivity and profitability.

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